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Trillium luteum (Yellow wakerobin)
Cressler, Alan

Trillium luteum

Trillium luteum (Muhl.) Harbison

Yellow Wakerobin, Yellow Trillium

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Trillium cuneatum var. luteum, Trillium viride var. luteum

USDA Symbol: TRLU3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

Trillium luteum has lemon-scented, yellow flowers and mottled leaves.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AL , DC , GA , KY , NC , SC , TN , VA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

From the Archive

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Trillium luteum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Trillium luteum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Trillium luteum


Record Modified: 2014-09-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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